impressionable


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im·pres·sion·a·ble

 (ĭm-prĕsh′ə-nə-bəl)
adj.
1. Readily or easily influenced; suggestible: impressionable youths.
2. Capable of receiving an impression: impressionable plaster.

im·pres′sion·a·bil′i·ty n.

impressionable

(ɪmˈprɛʃənəbəl; -ˈprɛʃnə-)
adj
easily influenced or characterized by susceptibility to influence: an impressionable child; an impressionable age.
imˌpressionaˈbility, imˈpressionableness n

im•pres•sion•a•ble

(ɪmˈprɛʃ ə nə bəl, -ˈprɛʃ nə-)

adj.
capable of being readily impressed.
[1825–35]
im•pres′sion•a•bly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.impressionable - easily impressed or influenced; "an impressionable youngster"; "an impressionable age"; "a waxy mind"
unimpressionable - not sensitive or susceptible to impression; "an unimpressionable mind"

impressionable

impressionable

adjective
1. Easily altered or influenced:
2. Able to receive and respond to external stimuli:
Translations

impressionable

[ɪmˈpreʃnəbl] ADJ [person] → impresionable, influenciable
to be at an impressionable ageestar en una edad en la que se es muy impresionable or influenciable

impressionable

[ɪmˈprɛʃənəbəl] adjimpressionnable, sensible

impressionable

adjfür Eindrücke empfänglich, leicht zu beeindrucken pred (pej); at an impressionable agein einem Alter, in dem man für Eindrücke besonders empfänglich ist

impressionable

[ɪmˈprɛʃnəbl] adj (person) → impressionabile
to be at an impressionable age → essere nell'età in cui si è facilmente influenzabili
References in classic literature ?
Why, I wouldn't have a child of mine, an impressionable little thing, live in such a room for worlds.
That she had done a grievous thing in taking an impressionable child to mould into the form that her wild resentment, spurned affection, and wounded pride, found vengeance in, I knew full well.
And the personality of the veteran scientist made so vivid a picture upon the mind of the impressionable young Bell that the grand passion of science became henceforth the master-motif of his life.
So impressionable a being is man, or at least such a man as I was in those days.
The completion of the Tellurionical Records closed what Lavalle himself was pleased to call the theoretical side of his labours--labours from which the youngest and least impressionable planeur might well have shrunk.
The impressionable peasant leads a larger, fuller, more dramatic life than the pachydermatous king.
The actress was a kind-hearted woman, and highly impressionable.
The truth is he had a training during the most impressionable period of his life that was very extraordinary, such a training as few men of his generation have had.
Every young man who came to the house- seeing those impressionable, smiling young faces (smiling probably at their own happiness), feeling the eager bustle around him, and hearing the fitful bursts of song and music and the inconsequent but friendly prattle of young girls ready for anything and full of hope- experienced the same feeling; sharing with the young folk of the Rostovs' household a readiness to fall in love and an expectation of happiness.
Satiated with months of green fields as she was, the first row of artisans' villas on the outskirts of London seemed to have something serious about it, which positively increased the importance of every person in the railway carriage, and even, to her impressionable mind, quickened the speed of the train and gave a note of stern authority to the shriek of the engine-whistle.
I knew it as it had been for generations, and suddenly I saw it change, and the transformation could not fail to strike a boy, for these first years are the most impressionable (nothing that happens after we are twelve matters very much); they are also the most vivid years when we look back, and more vivid the farther we have to look, until, at the end, what lies between bends like a hoop, and the extremes meet.
He had learned at the most impressionable period of his life to take his pleasures and his sorrows as the beasts take theirs.